Science

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Irish Office Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

This collection (1500 items) included parliamentary material from the Irish House of Lords and a collection of political pamphlets and essays commenting on political, social, economic and religious issues of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Ortelius map of Ireland

Dublin Castle Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

The Dublin Castle collection (6,800 items) contains a variety of formats including historical monographs, maps, periodicals, cartoons, prints and pamphlets. The collection is particularly distinct in its holdings of visual and periodical material. Given the wide range of publication dates, major themes and topics of Irish history are represented. These include materials relating to: The 1641 rebel ...

Éamon de Buitléar working on a wildlife documentary

De Buitléar

National University of Ireland Galway

This book collection was received as part of a substantial archival donation by the late Éamon de Buitléar. It comprises of c.600 volumes, many of which relate to his career researching, filming and broadcasting on wildlife in Ireland. The collections also contains some early 20th Irish language titles originally the property of Éamon’s father. The Éamon de Buitléar Archive is an exceptional and u ...

Ewart Map A 1680

Hibernica Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Hibernica Collection, or Henry Collection as it was previously known, is a substantial collection of monographs, periodicals and pamphlets of general Irish interest and/or origin, being strongest in history and literature, and also including works of Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton. Officially established in 1929 with a deposit of 1000 volumes from the personal library of R.M. Henry (Profess ...

Met Éireann Library

Met Éireann, Research Division

When the Irish Meteorological Service was founded in 1936 it inherited a small collection of technical books and weather records from the British Met Office. This, together with a collection of early meteorological books that had been bequeathed to Valentia Observatory by R.H. Scott in 1916, formed the origins of the Met Éireann Library. Today, the primary aim of the Met Éireann Library is to prov ...

King's Inns

National University of Ireland Galway

The King's Inns collection of c55 items is comprised of works on various subjects including astrology, history, religion, science, travel. Notable contents include Augstine, Confessiones, c. 1470, Benyowsky's Memoirs and Travels, 1790.

Lough Hyne Collection

Royal Irish Academy

The Lough Hyne/Ine Collection is made up of documents arising from the scientific expeditions carried out at Lough Ine marine lake, Cork from the 1940s until the 1980s. These expeditions were carried out by teams of British scientists and students led by Professor Jack Kitching and Professor John Ebling. The collection consists of the following - lengthy correspondence between Ebling and Kitching; ...

Rare book collection

Chester Beatty Library

Formerly the private library of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)

Reference Collection

Chester Beatty Library

The Reference Library holds books and periodicals relating to the Chester Beatty Library collections.

MS2/25/4 - Black and White Photograph, Mounted with Glass, of Apparatus. 240 x 210mm

Andrews Manuscripts

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

This collection consists of a selection of scientific papers and correspondence by and addressed to Chemist and Physicist, Thomas Andrews (1813-85), chiefly written in his own hand or copied by his daughters, Elizabeth Andrews and Mary K. Andrews, and forming part of the documents used in the preparation of 'The Scientific Papers of the Late Thomas Andrews. With a Memoir by P.G. Tait and A. Crum B ...